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scavenger hunt The "Agriculture Scavenger Hunt" promises to be an exciting event this year at the Big Stone County Fair. The program, sponsored by Big Stone County Farm Bureau Promotion and Education Commit, tee, Big Stone County 4-H, and Big Stone County American Dairy Association provides children with an opportunity to learn about agriculture "as they enjoy the sights and sounds of exhibits and live- stock shows. Children participating in the activity will learn about products made from Minnesota commodities while viewing displays. This event will take place on Saturday, Aug. 7 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Children can pick up worksheets at the front of the 4-H food stand. The worksheets contain agricultural ques- tions. As children tour the fair ex- hibits, they will find specially placed posters containing helpful information to complete the worksheet. Once com- pleted, the worksheet should be re- turned to the starting location. Chil- dren completing the activity will be awarded at $2 coupon to be used at the 4-H food stand or the Big Stone County American Dairy Association malt wagon. The goal of the project is to help children gain a better understanding of agriculture and its importance to Min~ nesota. "Agriculture Scavenger Hunt is sponsored by the following cooperat- ing partners including Big Stone County Farm Bureau, Big Stone County 4-H, and Big Stone County Dairy Association. We hope to see you at the fair for the Agriculture Scav- enger Hunt on Saturday, Aug. 7 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information contact the Big Stone County Extension office 839-6380. FIRST PLACE WINNERS in last weekend's Couples Tourney are shown here, listed left to right, Championship through 7th flight. Couples, left to right are Jesse Roscoe and Abby Knutson, Jim Geier and Mary Pietric, Luke Kafka and Kady Sykora, Britton and Sarah MattsonL, Tom and Cheryl Haase, Jim and Marjall Wendland, Lee and Ruth Dahl, and John Dykhoff and Holly Wendt. to the Outreach Center =Car for Kid~ Program ,Free Pick-u'p and Tow t i" Any Model or Cond tlon ,IRSTax Deductible 28 & 29 Only or Black Washington i i I The Ortonville Rox advanced to the who scored a run in the first and third exploded in their half of the inning region tournament this past weekend innings. The Rox exploded for six runs 'when Jeff Watson, Chris Fellows. John with a pair of Wins: 10 3 over Canby in the bottom of the fourth to take a 6- Thomas and Chance Hagen got con- and 8 - 7 over Rosen in 10 innings. 2 lead. Matt Fellows led off the inning secutive singles to score two runs and ]lcl:f &Veh'~ cXVTO The Rox fell behind early down in with a single, Jeff Watson followed give the lead back to the Rox. Joe ] Rosen last Saturday against Canby with an RBI single. Chris Fellows don- Whole Seedless Package 16 Oz. Raspberries Seedless Red or Green ................. 1.118 bled to plate Jeff Watson. John Thomas then singled to reach first and Chance Haugen then hit a two run double to the gap, plating Chris Fellows and John Thomas. After a couple of outs. Riley Sammon doubled in Haugen and An- drew Treinen .followed with an RBI sihgle of his own. The Rox added another run in the sixth on a double by Chance Haugen. single by Joe Fuller and a double play scoring Haugen. Two more runs scored in the seventh when Matt Fellows had a leadoff walk followed by a Jeff Wat- son single. After an error moved the runners up, John Thomas had an RBI single and Joe Fuller added a sacrifice fly making the score 9-2 in favor of the Rox. Canby scored a run in the eighth but the Rox matched it with a run of their own on a Jeff Watson sacrifice fly. Fuller then hit a ball to deep right-cen- ter field for a sacrifice fly and Cory Stattelman then, singled to score Chance Haugen. When the inning was over. the Rox had surged to a 7-4 lead. Not to be denied, the Express came back and scored three runs in the top of the ninth to tie the score at seven. Jeff Watson doubled in the bottom of the ninth but the locals could not come up with a big hit so it was off to extra innings. Rosen ended up going three up and three down in the top of the 10th. thanks to the right arm of Matt Fellows who threw out two Rosen runners attempting to steal to get the potential winning run into scor- ing position. The bottom of the 10th proved to be quite eventful. John Thomas reached on an error and went to second on a Chance Haugen walk. After a fly out. Joe Fuller pitched an excellent Cory Stattelman got the game winning game, going seven innings and giving hit down the left field line scoring up two runs on two hits while striking Thomas from second. out 10. Curt Schake pitched the final Chris Fellows started on the hill for two innings giving up one run on three the Rox and threw eight and two-thirds hits while striking out one. innings, giving up seven runs on nine Leading hitters for the game were hits while collecting 12 strikeouts. Jeff Watson with three hits. John Riley Sammon come on to get the win, Thomas and Chance Haugen with two going one and ope-third innings giv- hits while Riley Sammon. Andrew!ng up no runs o/a two hits while strik- Treinen. Matt Fellows. Tim Haugen, mg out one. Chris Fellows and Joe Fuller each got "This was a rgal good weekend for a hit. Chance Haugen hit two doubles us. We got two Wins to put us in the with Riley Sammon and Chris Fellows Regional Tournament and we are play- each getting a double. On Sunday, the Rox were able to host twO games with Madison defeat- ing Canby 13-6 and the Rox defeated the Express 8-7 in 10 innings. Rosen,drew first "blood" in the game, scoring three runs in the top of the sixth. The Rox came back with a three spot of their own in the bottom the inning when Riley Sammon was hit by a pitch and then stole second: An- drew Treinen walked and then Riley stole third, putting runners at first and third with no outs, Matt Fellows hit a sacrifice fly to plate Sammon. Jeff Watson worked a walk and both run- ners advanced on a wild pitch. John Thomas followed with an RBI infield hit plating Treinen. with Watson scor- ing on the overthrow. The Express scored one in the top of the eighth to go ahead 4-3. The Rox ing pretty good baseball. The Rosen " game was really exiting and it was nice to see a big crowd take in the action." stated Rox Manager Ron Thomas. The Rox now go down to Madison next Saturday, July 31 to try and secure the number one seed. q~hey will play the winner of the Rosen/Madison game at around 6:30 p.m. Saturday night. If they were to lose that game. there would be a second grime (seven inning game.) to determine the number one seed to the Region 9C Tournament which vill also be held in Madison. The Rox players and management would like to thgnk our fans for com- ing out and watching. It really gives us a big boost. We would also like to thank all of our sponsors and donors and volunteers Who make it possible for us to put a tekam on the field. New Zealand Washington Apricots Dole G= Top Red BUNCHES FOR While Supplies Last ORTONVILLE, STORE 5 LB. BAG ROX RELIEF PITCHER RILEY SAMMON picked up the win Sunday evening over Rosen in the Teal League Playoffs in Ortonville. Sammon pitched one and one-third innings as the Rox defeated Rosen, 8-7 in 10 innings. The Rox will pla.}, in Madison this Saturday, July 31 against the winner of the Rosen/Madls6n game at 6:30 p.m. If the Rox were to lose that game, a second game would be played to determine the number one seed for the Region 9C Tournament which will alsobe held in Madison. MN Online High School Small sdhool Big success s~ories Ready for college Re~dy for life 1.800.764.8166 x 111 Page 2b INDEPENDENT Tuesday, July 27. 2010 ,